Synonyms of accent in English:

accent

noun

  • 1 a Bronx accent
    pronunciation, intonation, enunciation, articulation, inflection, tone, modulation, cadence, timbre, manner of speaking, delivery; brogue, burr, drawl, twang
  • 2 the accent is on the first syllable
    stress, emphasis, accentuation, force, prominence; beat
    technical ictus
  • 3 the accent is on comfort
    emphasis, stress, priority; importance, prominence
  • 4 an acute accent
    mark, diacritic, diacritical mark
  • verb

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  • 1 fabrics that accent the background colors in the room
    focus attention on, draw attention to, point up, underline, underscore, accentuate, highlight, spotlight, foreground, feature, play up, bring to the fore, heighten, stress, emphasize
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